sociology

Insurance Justice Research Project

IRWG researchers are looking at consumer- and patient-side insurance problems and barriers in areas such as women’s health, transgender health, contraception and abortion coverage, opioid addiction treatment coverage, and mental health coverage, and how these events drive life chances and economic circumstances among the insured population.

Shared Technology, Competing Logics: How Healthcare Providers And Law Enforcement Agents Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs To Combat Opioid Abuse

Liz Chiarello's research uses the contemporary U.S. opioid crisis as a case for examining how efforts to address a shared social problem have transformed the fields of healthcare and criminal justice.